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Moon Gate

10 Sep 2012
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Moon Gate

I encountered this surreal moment in western Ireland. The marine mooring buoy, lit by the afternoon sun, seemed suspended like some planetary orrery against the lunar limestone landscape of the Burren. The strange intruder is watched by the daytime moon. When I returned a second time to survey the scene the wall pier had been demolished and the celestial imposter had moved to some unseen coordinates.

Oil on aluminium composite panel, 76.8cm x 75.3cm.
© Fergus A Ryan, 2012

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jfgarcia wrote
on 10 Sep 2012 2:22 PM

INCREÍBLE me encantan las sombras y el detalle de las piedras en el fondo 

on 10 Sep 2012 6:45 PM

Beautiful painting typifying the Irish landscape - love the stone wall.

curtis wood wrote
on 10 Sep 2012 10:01 PM

your art is amazing.

Celia Blanco wrote
on 11 Sep 2012 1:43 AM

Unusual entrance, but I like the way it turned out

D L H wrote
on 11 Sep 2012 6:03 AM

Great painting - love the details and composition!

on 11 Sep 2012 8:06 AM

Thanks everyone. This was one of those unexpected moments you can't plan for; it just happens.

on 11 Sep 2012 6:41 PM

Marvelous work.

jatravis wrote
on 14 Sep 2012 12:51 AM

Beautifully done! 

Eric P. wrote
on 24 Nov 2012 3:10 PM

I have no formal art training to even begin to speak to you about your art. So I will to express it as I see it. First all of your work is amazing with detail and mood and atmosphere. I feel the art as if I were in the settings to the point my other senses kick in and experience the art as well. Your color is amazing in all your different choices of media as well. If I had your patience I would paint in the realism world but I know that I don't so I have to stay just a bit less detailed in what I do. That said looking at art like yours is such a nice torture ! A cooks tip of the hat to a Chef I can say.